Sustainable, natural and low-carbon building materials are essential for achieving low-carbon and long-lasting building stock

Ahead of the publication of the Renovation Wave Initiative this September, the European Parliament’s Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) adopted on 6 July and with a substantial majority MEP Cuffe’s own Initiative Report on Maximising energy efficiency of the EU building stock. The European Panel Federation (EPF), the European Federation of the Parquet … Read moreSustainable, natural and low-carbon building materials are essential for achieving low-carbon and long-lasting building stock

Siempelkamp and TH Rosenheim, Industrial advisory board for wood technology: The industry’s Premier League develops and seeks young talents

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Krefeld, July 16, 2020 – The “Premier League” of the new generation in the wood materials industry is trained at the Technische Hochschule Rosenheim (Rosenheim Technical University of Applied Sciences). Mr. Ulrich Kaiser, Head of Sales Wood Division at Siempelkamp, is a member of the industrial advisory board for wood technology, newly established there in … Read moreSiempelkamp and TH Rosenheim, Industrial advisory board for wood technology: The industry’s Premier League develops and seeks young talents

Cautious optimism at Fagus-GreCon

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Alfeld/Hannover, Germany. The order situation improves. The UNESCO World Heritage Fagus Factory opens its doors again for guests from all over world. Good news with which Fagus-GreCon welcomes its worldwide sales partners to the annual information and experience exchange this week. For the first time ever this international sales event took place online due to … Read moreCautious optimism at Fagus-GreCon

Digitalization as a role model: Siempelkamp is a new member of the VR Business Club

Krefeld, May 12th, 2020 – How will virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality change our future? Which fields of application and business models are trend-setting? Siempelkamp has developed answers to these questions, for example, in the area of virtual planning of plants and digital service offers. As a new member of VR Business Club, … Read moreDigitalization as a role model: Siempelkamp is a new member of the VR Business Club

Streamlined organisation for an improved customer experience

Alfeld/Hanover, Germany Fagus-GreCon announces the consolidation of two current business units; Measuring Technology and Inspection systems. Dr Jörg Hasener, who was previously responsible for Measuring Technology and who has held senior roles over 15 years will lead the combined business unit. A comprehensive portfolio of some thirty measuring technology systems combine with existing Inspection solutions … Read moreStreamlined organisation for an improved customer experience

SEAMLESS research project underway DIEFFENBACHER helps develop simulation platform for smart services

After-sales, including process optimization, training, maintenance, conversions and modernizations, is becoming increasingly important for DIEFFENBACHER and others throughout industry. To maximize after-sales potential, DIEFFENBACHER and nine other German companies and institutes have joined forces to launch a research project called SEAMLESS (Simulation-supported assistance system-based engineering and maintenance solutions for lean after-sales services). The aim of … Read moreSEAMLESS research project underway DIEFFENBACHER helps develop simulation platform for smart services

Megasite, mega project, mega partnership: Acceptance of the first Rubberwood-OSB-ContiRoll® from Siempelkamp at Vanachai/Surat Thani

Krefeld, April 16, 2020 – On March 14, a Siempelkamp plant for OSB at Vanachai in Surat Thani/Thailand was accepted. On the one hand, it is the first OSB plant in Southeast Asia. On the other hand, the ContiRoll® with dimensions of 4′ x 48.7 m is the longest 4’-ContiRoll® from Siempelkamp. In addition, this … Read moreMegasite, mega project, mega partnership: Acceptance of the first Rubberwood-OSB-ContiRoll® from Siempelkamp at Vanachai/Surat Thani

FIBERBOARD – FRESH PERSPECTIVES!

Industry resources’ annual think-tank The latest product developments and innovations in fiberboard in all its forms, coupled with explorations of current and future market status, opportunities, and challenges, as well as the related environmental and business agendas, are the key focus for this year’s AWA International Fiberboard Industry Conference and Exhibition, taking place in Chicago … Read moreFIBERBOARD – FRESH PERSPECTIVES!

DIEFFENBACHER solutions excite the growing African wood-based panels industry

In El Tarf, Algeria, assembly is underway on the first continuous wood-based panel plant in North Africa. BIGSTAR subsidiary Panneaux d’Algérie commissioned DIEFFENBACHER to supply the complete MDF plant. The first board will be produced in August 2020. The complete plant project includes all subsections, ranging from the wood yard through the CPS+ continuous press … Read moreDIEFFENBACHER solutions excite the growing African wood-based panels industry